Learning & training

Employers let millions in apprenticeship levy funding expire

About a quarter of the money made available for apprenticeship training has been relinquished back to the government, suggesting that...

Learning Technologies 2020: Time to make it personal

We’re used to receiving tailored offers and services as consumers, so how can L&D teams personalise learning experiences to enhance...

How Atos uses succession planning to improve gender balance

IT services and consulting firm Atos faced a challenge familiar to the sector – to have more women in senior...

Former BBC people director: ‘Successful change starts with inner stillness’

Why HR leaders need to start with developing “inner stillness”.

Why a promotion can be a nightmare for the neurodiverse

The transition into a management role can be a stressful time for a neurodiverse employee, especially if the cognitive abilities...

HS2 ‘will deliver jobs and skills investment’

Prime minister Boris Johnson has given the “green signal” for the construction of the HS2 high-speed rail project, which business...

Four ways to empower teams and unlock potential

Finding the right workplace culture where teams and individuals feel free to experiment and take action doesn’t necessarily come naturally...

FTSE 100 firms hit female board representation target

FTSE 100 companies have met their target to have a third of all board positions occupied by women almost one...

How apprenticeships can revitalise businesses

National Apprenticeship Week has seen positive stories emerge about apprenticeships amid a new optimism about their benefits for workers and businesses.

Stigma hovers stubbornly over apprenticeships, study finds

There is a disconnect between young people's perceptions of apprenticeships and their aspirations for learning, new research has revealed.

Apprentices at work

National Apprenticeship Week 2020 invites us to ‘look beyond’

National Apprenticeship Week this year sees the government encouraging employers and young people to “Look Beyond” in a bid to...

The power of celebration: driving change with the Princess Royal Training Awards

PROMOTED | Major societal shifts like globalisation and digitisation are transforming the world as we know it...

Gig economy ‘like quicksand’ and workers unable to develop skills

Gig workers are often “trapped” in insecure work because long hours, financial insecurity and piecemeal work mean they are often...

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